Amazing Scientists

Biography Books and Audios


By Dr Charles Margerison

What would Charles Darwin say if he was interviewed about his life and work? How would Galileo reflect upon his contribution to scientific discovery? In their day, there were few newspapers or journalists to tell these great stories, however in Amazing Scientists, the inspirational lives of amazing people including Isaac Newton, Linus Pauling, and Louis Pasteur come to life. The bounds of possibility in the many fields of science, including chemistry, physics, psychology, engineering and medicine, are always being stretched. This book helps us understand the ways in which this can happen, through the life stories of people who have made such achievements.

This unique collection of short stories reveals the lives of some of the world’s greatest and most influential scientists. Meet Einstein, Curie, Faraday, Newton, Tesla and Salk, and get a very personal sense of what they achieved. Understand the challenges and risks they all faced. Explore the social as well as the technical aspects of their everyday life. Be inspired as their great stories come to life through BioViews® offering a new perspective on the lives of these amazing people.
What is a BioView®?
A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. The stories can be read in around ten minutes. They provide an easy way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person’s story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you and reflects their interests, emotions and passions. These are unique life stories that can provide you with inspiration in your own life.

Featured BioViews®

Joseph Banks – Botanist – England
Francis Crick – Biologist and Physicist – England
Marie Curie – Chemist and Physicist – Poland and France
Charles Darwin – Naturalist – England
Humphry Davy – Chemist – England
Gerhard Domagk – Chemist – Germany
Albert Einstein – Theoretical Physicist – Germany and Switzerland
Michael Faraday – Chemist and Physicist – England
Enrico Fermi – Physicist – Italy and USA
Alexander Fleming – Biologist and Pharmacologist – Scotland
Galileo Galilei – Physicist and Astronomer – Italy
Lillian Gilbreth – Psychologist – USA
Felix Hoffman – Chemist – Germany
Karen Horney – Psychologist – Germany and USA
Karl Landsteiner – Biologist and Physician – Austria
Isaac Newton – Physicist and Astronomer – England
Louis Pasteur – Chemist and Microbiologist – France
Linus Pauling – Chemist and Peace Activist – USA
Ivan Pavlov – Psychologist – Russia
Wilhelm Roentgen – Physicist – Germany
Jonas Salk – Virologist – USA
Nikola Tesla – Engineer – Croatia
William Thomson – Physicist and Engineer – England
Alessandro Volta – Physicist – Italy